The Kingdom of God is within you – Mark 11, Part 4

What is the Kingdom of God? Jesus himself taught about it, almost from the very beginning of his ministry.  As we continue studying the events of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry on the very first Palm Sunday, we’ve been following Mark’s account in Mark 11. Mark tells us that the people in the crowd, as Jesus rodeContinue reading “The Kingdom of God is within you – Mark 11, Part 4”

God’s heart for human flourishing (or Why God cares about social justice) – Ezekiel 45-48, Part 5

Years ago, I learned a song when I was a teenager in youth group, and I found it very catchy and fun, but I had no idea what it meant. “I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me, makes the lame to walk and the blind to see, opens prison doors, sets theContinue reading “God’s heart for human flourishing (or Why God cares about social justice) – Ezekiel 45-48, Part 5”

God’s description of heaven? – Ezekiel 34, Part 4

Have you ever wondered what heaven is like? I asked a bunch of questions about heaven in this post, when I previewed this five-part series on Ezekiel chapter 34. Now we get to an answer. In Ezekiel 34 verses 23-31, God shares a new vision of hope for the people. While God says that heContinue reading “God’s description of heaven? – Ezekiel 34, Part 4”